Tuesday April 28th, 2015
Tuesday April 28th, 2015
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Why older men tend to be more sexually active than women

  /   in Woman 5:43 pm   /   Comments

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Age is no barrier to an active love life, research shows. For among the 70s, more than half of men and almost a third of women say they are still sexually active. Of these, one in three say they have sex at least twice a month.

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We are in the age of Throw-away Marriages

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Your television has been giving you a lot of troubles for a while. Finally, half-way through the family’s favourite programme, it packs up altogether. It was an old model and your local repairman can no longer work any magic. The best thing to do is give it a rest and buy a brand new one or could it still be salvaged?

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When does fidelity stop being important for an older woman?

  /   in Woman 6:40 pm   /   Comments

Relationship-gossip

What some women would do to be in a relationship! Some months back, during a heated discussion on the rising numbers of cougars flaunting their wealth and trapping gold-digging gigolos, Tope, a ‘sinfully’ rich industrialist in her late-fifties told the discussants smugly that: “At my age, all you have to bring into a relationship is loyalty and trust – these are more important than monogamy. While women are fertile, I think sexual loyalty is crucial. But as time goes on, you just shrug it off That’s why you look the other way when a younger lover wants to play away …”

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How a father could be sexually interested in his daughter

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No matter how repulsive majority of the public think incest is, it is troubling that a lot of cases involving what is now termed ‘Genetic sexual attraction’ surface everyday – in the papers, on the telly and even on the grapevine.

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We spent the last 10 years projecting Nigeria positively — Yemisi Alatise

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For the first time in history, an African woman has been elected to occupy the lofty office of the Vice-President in the International Inner Wheel, a worldwide service organisation constituting primarily of wives of Rotarians— until recently, other women professionals. Here, we bring you that woman, Mrs.Oluyemisi Alatise, a principled and well-respected Nigerian entrepreneur cum philanthropist. Enjoy our chat with her!

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It’s up to the wife to win back the love of a cheating husband!

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In all my decades of relationship counselling, I’ve learned the most common reason a husband tells his wife he doesn’t love her any more is because of the dreaded ‘other woman’.Discovering that your husband has fallen out of love with you or is ‘involved’ with someone else is simply horrible. Your heart races, it feels like a huge bowl of eba is lodged in your stomach and your mind starts working overtime. Why is he doing this? You’ve been a loyal and supportive wife, after al. He’s got a lovely home and children who adore him. What more does he want?

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Mama Taraba: An end in sight to spare tyre role?

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Sen Aisha Jumei Al-hasan

“Breaking news! Nigeria gets first elected female governor: Hajia Aisha Jumai Alhassan, a serving Senator and former Attorney General/Commissioner for Justice, Taraba State, and candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, is set to be declared the elected governor of the state following election results collated so far. Hajia Alhassan is leading her main opponent, Darius Ishaku, a former minister, by a wide margin …she would make history as the first elected governor in Nigeria.”

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More people are becomig interested in art — Ora Ataguba, Weave & Co Gallery boss

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RUNNING a business, especially one that pertains to the arts, can be as taxing as any other. Although a lot of people may not be connoisseurs of art, people have begun to sit up and take notice of it so as to improve the growth of the arts in Nigeria.

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I miss nothing about being in government—Josephine Anenih

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Mrs Josephine Anenih

Former Minister for Women Affairs and ex-Women Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mrs. Josephine Iyom Anenih needs no introduction. In a recent encounter with Feminista in Lagos, she fielded questions ranging from her political career to the plight of women in Nigerian politics. Above all, the grandmother who says she’s currently having a ‘well-deserved rest’ declared she isn’t giving up on politics despite the setbacks suffered.

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I gave out beads for free to build my clientele – Rosemary Bashir,

  /   in Woman 12:15 am   /   Comments

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The introduction of vocational skills acquisition into the National Youth Service Corp, NYSC, is proving more and more significant to the economy with many insightful young graduates now becoming employers of labour in the absence of white-collar jobs. Rosemary Bashir is one of such graduates.

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Pat Utomi is my mentor — Victoria Abraham

  /   in Woman 12:47 am   /   Comments

Victoria-Abraham

There are indeed no limits to business ideas and Victoria Praise Abraham has proved just that. She has since 2009 paid her bills by judiciously utilising her gift- flair for motivational words, which she thereafter designs, frames and distributes for sale. Don’t be surprised if you have one of her inspiring wall frames adorning your wall!

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We are out to fight societal decay through youth empowerment – Ifaturoti

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Oluseyi-Ifaturoti

Mrs. Oluseyi Ifaturoti, former Managing Director of Crystalife Assurance Limited is the Promoter, Steps to Greatness Foundation. She speaks on what the foundation is out to achieve and other issues.

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The female silent killer: ‘Help! Parents are secretly cutting the genitals of their daughters’

  /   in Woman 12:41 am   /   Comments

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Female genital mutilation, ranging from the cutting off of the clitoris to the removal of the entire genitalia carried out from the youngest babies to teenagers has become a serious global public health and human rights issue.

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Tightening the abdominals

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For most people over thirty, their abdominal region gets to be the least toned set of muscles of the body. We work with our hands and walk with our feet, therefore, somehow, those parts are almost always in better shape than the abdominal wall.

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Breastfeeding vs formula – what works, and for whom?

  /   in Woman 5:51 pm   /   Comments

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The age old dilemma of every new mother still ranges between breast feeding and using the bottle. Choosing whether to breastfeed or bottle feed your baby is one of the first decisions expectant mothers make.

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We’re taking Nigeria’s security challenges to the UN – Olateru-Olagbegi

  /   in Feminista 12:53 am   /   Comments

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In 1995 when the world converged in China for the Fourth World Conference on Women, one major landmark initiative was the creation of benchmarks for member states, with regard to women’s development. That was the Beijing Declaration.

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I did my best – Opral Benson

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Opral Benson

By Morenike Taire Fit-as-a-fiddle Opral Benson, popularly known as the Iyaoge of Lagos, believes everything that could be written has been written about her. And so for the occasion of her 80th birthday which she celebrated last month, Woman to Woman preferred to chat with her about her charity work, as well as the legacy

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How I went evangelising on the streets of Italy— Beatrice Omorogbe, Italy-based evangelist

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Beatrice

In an era where young ladies travel thousands of miles with unapologetic tenacity to get-rich-quick by engaging in sex trade in countries such as Italy, meeting Beatrice Omorogbe would send goose pimples down anyone’s spine.

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I want my programme to be quoted like CNN – Udy Umondak

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Udy Umondak

Udy Umondak has done it all, seen it all and got a t-shirt, as the saying goes: acting, fashion design, first ladyship, television.

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Why Nigerian women have damaged hair, by Ayo Otubanjo

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I know this is controversial, and might even be a taboo subject, and I might even be accused of generalising, but next time you happen to be sitting next to a Nigerian woman, have a close look at her head or hair. She is either wearing a wig, a weave or something else to hide the true state of her hair and scalp.

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Public relations is beyond posting on social media- Ali-Balogun

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Nkechi Alli-Balogun

It is impossible to discuss public relations in Nigeria without any mention of Mrs Nkechi Ali-Balogun. Former Chairperson of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, NIPR, Lagos State Chapter, she has soared high in an industry she stumbled into 20 years ago.

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Why women live longer than men

  /   in Woman 6:02 pm   /   Comments

Towering roles imposed on women by society, as well as traditionally-defined roles, almost make being male more enviable than being female. Yet, the same woman who works twice as hard as the man is said to have a longer life span.

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Gory tales from a native of Chibok: ‘My fiancee was taken away by Boko Haram’

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Market women and Men Association of Nigeria protesting over the prolong ASUU strike in Federal Secretariat, Abuja yesterday . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan

Mere mention of the name ‘Chibok’ these days resurrects sad memories of the over 200 kidnapped girls who still can’t return home. Today Woman to Woman brings you straight-from-the-heart tales from a native of Chibok, Borno State, who spoke with us in Lagos on anonymity. He tells of his escape from Chibok and why he will not accept his fiancee who happens to be in Boko Haram’s custody, if she ever gets released.

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I’m rebuilding Nigeria into a nation that works— Remi Sonaiya, presidential candidate

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Remi Sonaiya

Behold the only woman in the 2015 race for the lofty office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria! Remi Sonaiya, KOWA Party’s choice candidate for this Saturday’s presidential elections, is a Professor of French Language and Applied Linguistics.

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Girls detonating bombs are coerced by Boko Haram

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Nike Ijeoma

Mrs Nike Ijeoma is the Executive Director of Change Managers International Network, an organisation that has since 1989 pursued vigorously the education of girls in Nigeria, particularly in the north. In this interview, she debunks claims that girls involved in suicide bombing in recent times are doing so in allegiance to Boko Haram’s religious extremism.

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We sell campaigns to the govt –Ogbolu

  /   in Woman 12:03 am   /   Comments

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Mrs Nkoli Ogbolu is the MD/CEO of Stagecraft Promotions Ltd. Having worked in different media organisations, her experience in the advertising industry has enabled her set up a business she enjoys doing. Besides carving her niche business wise, she takes time to be a mentor to youths. Business to her is not all about making money, the margin line might count but her staff are more important. Read on.

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We reach out to abandoned coastal region dwellers — Gbubene Abraham, President, CROWEF

  /   in Feminista 12:29 am   /   Comments

Gbubene Abraham

It is not every day you come across people who see the plights of others and come to their aid. Mrs Gbubene Praise Abraham is the president of Women and Youth Empowerment Foundation in Coastal Regin (CROWEF). Being an indigene of Delta State and also a humanitarian with a big heart, she has taken it upon herself to bring comfort to people in the different coastal region

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Nigerians do not believe in insurance — Victoria Adegbaju, BAC Insurance boss

  /   in Woman 12:29 am   /   Comments

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Chief Executive Officer of BAC Insurance Consultants Limited, Mrs Victoria Bolajoko Adegbaju is working assiduously to expunge unfavourable impressions held by a large section of the Nigerian public about insurance. She is the author of ‘Know Your Insurance Rights’, a reader-friendly book that provides answers to myriad of questions bothering on insurance. In this interview, she speaks on issues hindering the industry and calls on regulators to rise up to the task of improving it in entirety.

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My dream was to become an air hostess— Adebola Okoisor, LUTH’s first ever female gynecologist

  /   in Feminista 7:36 pm   /   Comments

•Dr. Okoisor Adebola

Behold the first female gynecologist that ever worked at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH!

Dr(Mrs)Adebola Okoisor who has since retirement in 1998 devoted her essence to caring for her grandchildren and mentoring the younger generation, turned 80 in May 2014. Her gaiety and demeanor however belly this milestone.

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Nigerian women express displeasure over scrapping of First Lady’s office

  /   in LipStick 12:15 am   /   Comments

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Nigerian women have expressed displeasure over General Muhammadu Buhari’s decision of dissolving office of the First Lady if elected into office in 2015, describing the statement as anti women.

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Women should be protected against violence

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The International Federation of Women lawyers (FIDA) recently held its workshop where legal framework and mechanisms were discussed for the protection of Nigeria’s citizens especially women and children, against all forms of violence.

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Group enjoins Nigerians to promote fair contest

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IT was a colourful gathering of both eminent and grassroots men, women and youths from both the South-Southern and South-East parts of the country, under the aegis of Southern-Eastern Peoples Development Foundation, SEPDF.

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